Downtown Columbia is canvas for third-generation builder

Tony Grove's appreciation for downtown Columbia inspires him to work toward diversifying apartments to attract folks of different ages and backgrounds.

Psychology professor Kenneth Wang has spent a lifetime adjusting to change

An assistant professor in the MU Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology, Kenneth Wang cultivates a global perspective in his classes, introducing Americans to cultural experiences or easing the transition for international students.

Cardiologist brings latest heart-mapping system to Boone Hospital

Jason Rytlewski is an electrophysiologist and cardiologist at Missouri Heart Center who performs procedures at Boone Hospital Center. He brought advanced heart mapping technology and specialized training to treat heart conditions the hospital could not handle before his arrival.

'Iron Man' Jake Walsh propels Missouri baseball to Sunday victory

In addition to getting freshman pitcher Alec Rash out of a jam, Jake Walsh pitched his longest outing of the season Sunday. 

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Black and Gold game, Battle High tour

This week, Missourian photographers captured fundraisers, sports and the first tour of Muriel Williams Battle High School.

THIS WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Football holds annual Black and Gold scrimmage

The three quarterbacks vying for the starting spot on the Missouri football team struggled during the Black and Gold scrimmage game with both Corbin Berkstresser and Maty Mauk throwing two interceptions.

City, PedNet team up for Douglass High School landscaping project

The project will result in reconstruction of the sidewalk along Providence Road and installation of wrought iron fencing, landscaping and turf improvements in front of the school.

Missouri men's golf rallies during the final round of the SEC Championships

The Tigers finished in a tie for seventh with Vanderbilt in their first trip to the SEC conference tournament.

Sophomore track and field athlete hoping to represent Norway in 2016 Olympics

Katrine Haarklau will choose between the heptathlon and the pole vault at season's end.

Missouri women's golf struggles on the final day of the SEC Championship

The Tigers finished their first conference tournament in the conference in last, finishing in 14th place after a tough Sunday for the team.

Nicole Hudson's two home runs propel Missouri softball past LSU

Missouri beats LSU 3-2 to win the game and the series in Baton Rouge.

Mississippi River's crests approaching in several towns in Midwest

In some areas from the Quad Cities south to near St. Louis, water reached 10 to 12 feet above flood stage.

Missouri S&T chancellor crusades for more women in science

Cheryl Schrader, 50, took the top job at Missouri S&T in April 2012, the 21st leader at a 143-year-old school that began as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy and from 1963 through 2007 was known as the University of Missouri-Rolla.

Head for the Cure 5K benefits Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative

Runners converged on Cherry Street for the Head for the Cure 5K on Sunday morning.


FROM READERS: MU graduate learned value of public service from military experience

Jim Weber, a 1963 graduate of Jefferson City High School, believes that one of the most profound lessons he has gleaned from his time in service is the importance of being a "servant-oriented individual."

Boston police commissioner: Bombers likely sought more attacks

Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis told CBS' "Face the Nation" that authorities found an arsenal of homemade explosives after a gun battle between police and the suspects in the Boston suburb of Watertown early Friday.


Royals sweep doubleheader against Red Sox

Ervin Santana pitched seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals ended Boston's seven-game winning streak with a 4-2 win over the Red Sox in the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Sunday.

Missouri lawmaker seeks penalty for smoking bans

The measure would require cities and counties to give local school districts property and sales tax revenue they get from businesses affected by tobacco restrictions.

114 barges break free near St. Louis; bridge apparently undamaged

The U.S. Coast Guard says 114 barges broke free Saturday night from where they were docked in south St. Louis County. Four struck the Jefferson Barracks Bridge.

Missouri House panel to probe state welfare contract

Shifting people off welfare and onto disability could save Missouri money because the federal government pays the entire cost of disability payments, while it pays only a portion of the state's welfare program.